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Fairlee in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Caulk’s Field Monument

 
 
Caulk’s Field Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
1. Caulk’s Field Monument Marker
Inscription. The British commanded by Sir Peter Parker, Baronet and the Americans commanded by Col. Philip Reed met in engagement on this field Aug. 31st 1814. The British were defeated and Sir Peter Parker killed.

Erected A. D. 1902 by Marylanders to commemorate the patriotism and fortitude of the victor and vanquished.
 
Erected 1902 by Marylanders to commemorate the patriotism and fortitude of the victor and vanquished.
 
Location. 39° 12.366′ N, 76° 11.883′ W. Marker is in Fairlee, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Caulksfield Road 0.1 miles west of Maryland Route 21, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Caulk’s Field (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rude Awakening (approx. 2 miles away); Tolchester Beach Amusement Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bass Propagation Lake (approx. 2.4 miles away); Martin Wagner (approx. 3.8 miles away); American Mettle (approx. 5 miles away); Captain Lambert Wickes (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stanley B. Vansant Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairlee.
 
Also see . . .
Caulk's Field Monument Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Caulk's Field Monument

1. Caulk's Field House. MD Inventory of Historical Places (Submitted on January 10, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. The 1902 Dedication Ceremony. (Submitted on January 10, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Caulk's Field Monument Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Caulk's Field Monument
Caulk's House as seen from the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
4. Caulk's House as seen from the Monument
Stone slab on the grave of Philip Reed Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
5. Stone slab on the grave of Philip Reed
This slab in the graveyard of Christ Church UI Episcopal church was placed at the same time (October 1902) and by same committee as the monument.
Caulk's Field Monument sign at the the corner of Tolchester Road and Caulk's Field Road Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
6. Caulk's Field Monument sign at the the corner of Tolchester Road and Caulk's Field Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,621 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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